Jaimee Fourlis is one of Australia’s most exciting female tennis prospects. At only 17 years of age, she captured the attention of the Australian sporting public with a straight sets victory in the first round of the 2017 Australian Open.
The win continued a meteoric rise for the teenager, who in 2016 won her first professional tournament in Perth, and then followed it up winning the 2017 Australian Open wildcard playoff, guaranteeing her access to the Women’s main draw.
After a successful Australian summer, Jaimee went on to win the French Open wildcard play off where she showed her fight qualities to take a set off former world number 1 Caroline Wozniacki.
Jaimee is a driven and mature young player with a very bright future in tennis. Her style of game makes her extremely watchable, and people are drawn to her fighting qualities.
A confident public speaker, Jaimee articulates herself well and presents as a role model for other junior players and young fans. As her public profile continues to grow, her likable personality and approach to the game is expected to result in a sizable and extensive fan base.